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Date:  May 23, 2024

Sherwood Park, AB, CA

Operating Sector:  Safety

Position Title:  Environmental, Specialist

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.


At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs.
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibly by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


The Opportunity

Aecon Industrial's best in class safety team is committed to providing a "Safety Always" approach to working our sites. We are looking for our next passionate team member to help us execute projects across Canada.


What you'll do here:

  • Assist with the design and implementation of the Comprehensive Environmental Controls and Methods Plan (CECMP), including air quality and dust control, noise and vibration monitoring, groundwater management, surface water runoff management, other environmental monitoring
  • Works with team members, including subcontractors, to ensure compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements
  • Performs field inspections, surveys and walk downs of environment related activities to assure field activities, conditions and results correspond with the CECMP
  • Identifies and reports environmental issues and concerns to the Management Team and recommends appropriate corrective actions
  • Identifies opportunities for continual improvement within the context of project execution and works with the Management Team to develop and implement proactive strategies
  • Responsible for the preparation of a variety of environmental checklists and reports as per contractual requirements
  • Any other responsibilities that is deemed necessary by the EHS Specialist and/or Project Specialist


What you bring to the team

  • University degree (or equivalent training and experience) in a related field:  environmental science, environmental engineering, applied sciences, acoustics technology, etc
  • Three to five years of experience in environmental monitoring, oversight and reporting directly related to construction projects
  • Knowledge of Environmental Management Systems and their correlation with sound environmental performance and best practices
  • Knowledge of environmental regulatory requirements, including provincial legislation and municipal bylaws
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with environmental regulatory requirements and municipal bylaws in the Region of Waterloo would be considered a strong asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication capabilities


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.

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